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IMILOA Sky Garden Restaurant

600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good49%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (21 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We stopped here for lunch with a tour group. The buffet looked appetizing but we decided on menu items. This is a very popular stop for tour buses so we were at first concerned it would be overcrowded. However, the staff were most efficient and...More

Thank JohnCamp81
Reviewed 14 June 2017

We had 4 children and 2 adults and paid under $80 (which is not bad) for everyone to eat a full buffet. The salad bar is really good and the balsamic vinaigrette dressing is my favorite. The buffet offers food for any picky eater from...More

Thank PTAMOM2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Our Grand Island Circle Tour was brought here for lunch because of it's location. The restaurant has a buffet option as well as a menu. The food on the menu was roughly $12-$20 so we figured it made sense to do the buffet. We chose...More

1  Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Nice spread, average flavors, mostly and Asian flare to the cuisine.Large families love this place, and a great loaction with spectacular gardens.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Don't just grab the food - check out the planetarium. It's great for the whoe family. Food is an excellent bonus

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

For $17.00 pp, this buffet is typical for locals. The place is usually packed with small tour groups which is good cause then the food is fresh and refilled frequently. Having been there a couple of times, it appears that the garlic pandora shrimp, and...More

1  Thank GinaBRU
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Restaurant is located in the Imiloa Astronomy Center and Planetarium. The buffet was a real surprise. A good selection of meats and fish as well as salads and deserts. No waiting to be seated.

Thank BocaBobOutdoors
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We wanted a fast meal in order to see the planetarium show. The buffet lunch offered very good food (for a buffet). Great selection and variety, and good quality. I'm sorry we didn't have more time to do it justice. Service was excellent, helping us...More

Thank aderidl
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

$14 for a poor sandwich made with processed meats and a side of fries you'd buy at a grocery store. The view is fine as there are large windows overlooking a nice garden but I'd rather eat gas station food! Don't waste your money.

Thank kayetal
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We were visiting the IMILOA Space Center and when we were finished came here for lunch on premises. Its a good sized restaurant with big windows and lots of light. Nice views of the gardens outside. I had the buffet (kids 3 and under eat...More

Thank travelinpdx
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 Imiloa Pl, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4072
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Hilo
  • Phone Number: 18089699753
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